Class of 2021 – virtual

May 27, 2021, 1:00 pm


Acknowledgement of Native Land


Michelle A. Williams, Dean of the Faculty

Student Address
Russell Simons, Master of Public Health

Graduation Speaker
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organization

Alumni Greetings
Carmon Davis, President, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Alumni Association

Presentation of the Graduates
Robin Glover, Associate Dean for Student Services

Closing Remarks
Michelle A. Williams, Dean of the Faculty




Special thanks to the following for their contributions:

Awards Ceremony

Universal Declaration of Human Rights Preamble Readers:

Penny Sun, Master of Public Health, ’21; Marc-André d’Entremont, Master of Public Health, ’21; Sun Kim, Master of Science, Global Health and Population, ’21; Alma Fredriksson, Master of Science, Biostatistics, ’21; Bishal Belbase, Master of Public Health, ’21; Deepak Pasupula, Master of Public Health, ’21; Masafumi Funato, Master of Public Health, ’21; Roxana Salehy, Master in Health Care Management, ’21; Bhargav Krishna, Doctor of Public Health, ’21; Yarden Fraiman, Master of Public Health, ’21; Gigi Fang, Master of Science, Epidemiology, ’21

Harvard Chan School Trivia Game

Some images provided by:

Harvard Medical Library in the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine; Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University

Graduation Prelude, Recessional, and Interstitial Congratulations

Mass Brass Ensemble:

Larry Isaacson, conductor and contractor; Terry Everson, trumpet; Andrew Sorg, trumpet; Mary-Lynne Bohn, trumpet; Bob Marlatt, French horn; Hans Bohn, trombone; Ken Amis, tuba; Jeff Fischer, timpani

Old South Church in Boston

Conferral of Degrees

Thanks to the Minnesota Orchestra for their performance of Edward Elgar’s “Pomp and Circumstance.”